Biddy's Cottage Dalkey, Dalkey

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Brighid “Biddy” McLaughlin has been a story teller all her life.

Born in Dublin, she is a self taught artist who lives in Dalkey, the beautiful seaside village in south County Dublin.

She works in her traditional cottage overlooking Dalkey Island and the sometimes treacherous stretch of water known as Dalkey Sound, where she fishes and rows her boat.

She paints in a truly naïve, folk style and her works depict Irish life and character as it was and is.

* Unique Real Stories of Rural Irish Life, Fishing Traditions, Superstitions & Cooking, at the cottage*

duration: 90mins

which includes homemade oatcakes(a 200yr old recipe) & Tea and sit by the Real Irish Turf Open Fire while Biddy tells all her interesting stories.

its €20/head. For groups from 5 to 10.

*Adult Art Classes*

-10 week course for €100 every Monday Night

Duration 1hr.

Students will learn the backround of folk art & the techniques and leave having finished a complete painting.

-Only Ten Spaces

*Kids Art Classes*

-10 week course for €100. day yet to be confirmed

-Duration: 1hr.

Students will learn the backround of folk art & the techniques and leave having finished a complete painting.

-Only Ten Spaces

*For Any School, Day trips can be organised also.*

Biddy Customizes all her paintings, no one the same & Also does commissions.
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  • well worth the experience of story telling and Irish banter, Biddy will welcome you in her beautiful and quaint cottage with a typical warm Irish welcome. you will not forget it!  more »
  • An excellent couple of hours in the company of Biddy, very ably assisted by Jonny, and her other guests. Biddy demonstrates the "dying art" of storytelling with grace, charm and humour and challenges ...  more »
  • We had a wonderful evening in Biddy's cottage last night. I brought my parents, ((my dad is 96) and they were charmed by Biddy who was so warm and welcoming. They loved seeing Biddy's cottage and how ...  more »
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